Memcached Adoption Spurs Solutions

Memcached is a distributed caching system that has been a key performance enabler for sites like Facebook and Twitter. At Velocity 2009 we spoke with Bill Takacs, Director of Product Development for Gear 6, which makes a hardware appliance to enhance memcached deployments. Bill spoke with us about the importance of memcached and how Gear 6 is approaching the market for memcached solutions. This video runs about 7 minutes, 30 seconds.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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